• Arctic petroleum's community impacts: Local perceptions from Hammerfest, Norway 

      Loe, Julia Stephanie Perelstein; Kelman, Ilan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    • Barents Sea Oil and Gas 2025: Three Scenarios 

      Øverland, Indra; Bambulyak, Alexei; Bourmistrov, Anatoli; Gudmestad, Ove Tobias; Mellemvik, Frode; Zolotukhin, Anatoly (Chapter, 2015)
    • Between classical and critical geopolitics in a changing Arctic 

      Wegge, Njord; Keil, Kathrin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Puzzled by how geographical changes in the Arctic might cause changes in state behavior the authors of this article have been inspired to return to the roots of geopolitical reasoning. By combining insights from the ...
    • Climate Change and Security in the Arctic 

      Sending, Ole Jacob; Hansen, Vegard Valther; Winther, Iselin Németh; Goodman, Sherri; Guy, Kate; Maddox, Marisol (Research report, 2021)
      Across the world, climate change already poses severe threats to the natural and human systems on which security depends. These changes are of acute concern in the High North, the geography of land, sea, and ice that lies ...
    • A Governance and Risk Inventory for a Changing Arctic 

      Rowe, Elana Tovah Wilson; Sverdrup, Ulf; Friis, Karsten; Hønneland, Geir Børre; Sfraga, Mike (NAADSN Engage Series;5, Chapter, 2021)
      In chapter two, Elana Wilson Rowe, Ulf Sverdrup, Karsten Friis, Geir Hønneland, and Mike Sfraga caution against viewing trends of conflict and cooperation in the Arctic in binary terms. While the US and Europe are determined ...
    • A Governance and Risk Inventory for a Changing Arctic : Background Paper for the Arctic Security Roundtable at the Munich Security Conference 2020 

      Rowe, Elana Tovah Wilson; Sverdrup, Ulf; Friis, Karsten; Hønneland, Geir; Sfraga, Michael (INPUT REPORT MSC 2020;, Research report, 2020)
      Many government officials, military leaders, and political observers have proclaimed the rise of a new, post-Cold War global great power competition between the United States, Russia, and China with myriad implications. ...
    • Iceland’s Relations with its Regional Powers: Alignment with the EU-US sanctions on Russia 

      Thorhallsson, Baldur; Gunnarsson, Pétur (NUPI Working Paper;874, Research report, 2017)
      The paper examines the Icelandic government’s consideration to withdraw its support for the sanctions against Russia over Ukraine in 2015. The consideration came as a surprise to many since Iceland in the past has habitually ...
    • Missiles, Vessels and Active Defence What Potential Threat Do the Russian Armed Forces Represent? 

      Bredesen, Maren Garberg; Friis, Karsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In 2019, Russia’s Chief of the General Staff, Valery Gerasimov, presented a ‘strategy of active defence’, a possible prelude to the forthcoming Russian military doctrine. This article examines this strategy with particular ...
    • Russia and China in Greenland? 

      Leira, Halvard; de Carvalho, Benjamin (NUPI Policy Brief;2016-43, Research report, 2016)
      Over the last decade, the Arctic region has become the site of new forms of great power interest. While the US has changed its hegemonic presence, other powers, in particular China and Russia, have been perceived to actively ...
    • Russia and China in Iceland? 

      Leira, Halvard; de Carvalho, Benjamin (NUPI Policy Brief;2016-44, Research report, 2016)
      The Arctic region has become the site of renewed great power interest. Not only are the US and Russia actively engaged in the Arctic Council, but China has also become an observer. In addition to that, a number of policy ...
    • Russian Certainty of NATO Hostility: Repercussions in the Arctic 

      Wilhelmsen, Julie Maria; Hjermann, Anni Roth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      How does a security dilemma dynamic between parties deemed not to hold hostile intentions toward each other emerge and escalate? This article investigates Russian official discourse on NATO engagement in Europe post-Crimea ...
    • Russian Expert and Official Geopolitical Narratives on the Arctic: Decoding Topical and Paradigmatic DNA 

      Godzimirski, Jakub M.; Sergunin, Alexander (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This article examines current Russian expert and official narratives on the Arctic, situating them in the broader context of the debate on Russia’s role in the international system. Combining a critical geopolitics approach ...
    • Russian reframing: Norway as an outpost for NATO offensives 

      Hjermann, Anni Roth; Wilhelmsen, Julie Maria (NUPI Policy Brief;2021-05, Research report, 2021)
      Moscow increasingly views the ‘Collective West’ as an offensive actor and the High North as terrain for NATO ‘expansion’. Norway figures as an active partner in this endeavour. For Norway, this situation is precarious: to ...